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Albanian: pendë

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Lexeme data

Language:Albanian
Meaning:feather
Source form:pendë
Phonological form:
Gloss:
Notes:Borrowed < Lat pinna, penna 'feather; pair of oxen'. Second meaning is a metaphoric derivative of the latter, meaning more 'plumage'.
Cognate codes:(A)

Sources of lexical data

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Source: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 315
Reliability: Loanword
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Source: Dyen, Isidore Kruskal, Joseph and Black, Paul (1992). An Indoeuropean Classification, a Lexicostatistical Experiment. Transactions of the American Philosophical Society 82/5.
Reliability: Good (e.g. should be double checked)
Comment: Changed from original PENDA.

Cognate coding

Cognate Class A
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Source: Orel, Vladimir. 1998. Albanian Etymological Dictionary. Leiden: Brill.
Pages: 315
Reliability: High